varico-


a combining form meaning “varix,” “varicose vein,” used in the formation of compound words: varicocele.

Nearby words

  1. varicellate,
  2. varicelliform,
  3. varicelloid,
  4. varices,
  5. variciform,
  6. varicoblepharon,
  7. varicocele,
  8. varicocelectomy,
  9. varicography,
  10. varicoid

Also especially before a vowel, varic-.

Origin of varico-

< Latin varic- (stem of varix) + -o-. See varix

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British Dictionary definitions for varico-

varico-

before a vowel varic-

combining form

indicating a varix or varicose veinsvaricotomy

Word Origin for varico-

from Latin varix, varic- distended vein

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Medicine definitions for varico-

varico-

pref.

Varix; varicose:varicocele.

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